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rounds

Usage notes: (informal)
a teaching conference or a meeting in which the clinical problems encountered in the practice of nursing, medicine, or other service are discussed. Kinds of rounds include grand rounds, nursing rounds, teaching rounds, and walking rounds.
Bedside visits by a physician—or other health professional—to evaluate treatment, assess current course and document the patient’s progress or recuperation

rounds

Medtalk Bedside visits by a physician–or other health professional, to evaluate treatment, assess current course and document the Pt's progress or recuperation. See Grounds rounds, Plate rounds, Professorial rounds, Protease inhibitor rounds, Round, SOAP. Cf Grand rounds.

rounds,

n a teaching conference or meeting in which the clinical problems encountered in the practice of medicine, dentistry, nursing, or other service are discussed.
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A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky.
I believe we've been round and round this old track five hundred times, more or less.
Poor little Mowcher turned so chilly after all her crying and fretting, that she turned round on the fender, putting her poor little wet feet in among the ashes to warm them, and sat looking at the fire, like a large doll.
For in those days the skill of each celebrated marksman was as well known for many miles round him, as the qualities of a horse trained at Newmarket are familiar to those who frequent that well-known meeting.
There was a round score of muskets for the seven of us; the firewood had been built into four piles--tables, you might say--one about the middle of each side, and on each of these tables some ammunition and four loaded muskets were laid ready to the hand of the defenders.
Hallward glanced round him with a puzzled expression.
He was bound differently from the rest, for he had to his leg a chain so long that it was wound all round his body, and two rings on his neck, one attached to the chain, the other to what they call a "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.
Two out of the three first rounds have gone to my men.
That speech naturally made the rounds of the salon, where every one exclaimed on the exquisite taste of the chevalier, the Prince de Talleyrand of the province.
I had an even hundred rounds in the magazine of my rifle, and another hundred in the belt at my back, and I kept up a continuous stream of fire until I saw all of the warriors who had been first to return from behind the ridge either dead or scurrying to cover.
Visited Renfield very early, before attendant went his rounds.
Then you are wrong, Master Land," I continued; "this low coast which rounds off to the south is the Egyptian coast.